This one’s got to be short and sweet because when it hits like this, that’s all you need. This clip of Brian McKnight sitting in at an open mic a few years back isn’t even the full the song and it doesn’t need to be because you can feel the energy and the excitement in the performance. Brian and the band are having fun and that’s what it’s all about: When you can arrive at a level where your instrument and you are one and then you can live in the music and in the moment. Play on, players…

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Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.